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Minneapolis Building Designers

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Matt Hoefler
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lisa S.
Verified review

Matt was great! He stopped out to the site and immediately began offering ideas and sketched out quick ideas in the initial meeting. A simple suggestion of turning the building's direction on the site made a big difference in how the building would impact and make a statement on first impression! He also offered ideas we hadn't considered. Very professional and talented!

Your Design Company LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Diane F.
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Granite Transformations has worked on over 20 projects with Joellen and Your Design Company LLC. We continue to work together because of the business relationship/ease of doing business, and high standards of quality work for the end result of the project. YDC is a business that is mindful of the clients needs and wants throughout the execution of entire project, not just the design plan. Joellen is present during the whole process and visible to all trades and other professionals involved until everything has been completed.

Cady Handyman Services
3.7
from 3 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rick And Mary Jo S.
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A bathroom remodel that included gutting everything except the vanity. Jim and those he works with were in constant contact and kept on track as promised with timing of the project. Jim will help you coordinate all materials with the best merchants to ensure the best price. He has relationships with all of them which ensures best prices possible for countertops, cabinets, tile (including design) as well as labor. We had no idea how to approach a bathrom remodel and knew we didn't want to act as our own general contractor. Hiring Jim to oversee it, helped us get the remodel done quickly, with good quality materials at a lower price than we would probably have been able to realize on our own. The tile installer was incrediblly meticulous. It looks perfect throughout the room from the shower to the bathroom floor and other walls. They took extreme care to keep the area clean and always cleaned up at the end of the day. We won't hesitate to work with Jim and Cady Handyman in the future for other remodeling. We highly recommend Jim.

Artisan Design Build
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Sandy B.
    Verified review

    Gary was very knowledgable and professional about our remodeling job. He was also quite good at suggesting ideas to make our job successful.

    • 31 years in business
    Hans F.
    Verified review

    The work performed was design and construction of 3 stall garage and a studio above. Design was very good and the construction management average. Better choice of sub-contractors and certain materials would help improve the final product.

    Pod Studio LLC
    4.0
    from 1 review
    • 13 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Mark R.
    Verified review

    Friendly, easy to work with, willing to listen to your ideas and needs. Value priced.

    About

    We specialize in home remodeling and design. We do kitchens, baths, basement finishing, drywall, painting, plumbing, and windows.

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    WoodWeaver Building specializes in alternative and green, energy-efficient building, with over 30 years of experience in such varied construction styles as handcrafted log building, timber framing, use of salvage (repurposed) building materials, and straw bale walls. We are also dedicated to energy-efficient building methods such as smart-wall framing and superinsulation, and we are very interested in working with people on renewable energy systems such as solar and wind power, geothermal heating, and solar hot water and hot air heating systems. We are very happy to do new building or remodeling, conventional building style or alternative - we love trying new things and learning new skills and methods. We care about living lightly on the Earth and having our clients get more than they expected from our services.

    About

    I am a Licensed Architect with 12 years of experience providing services to help you with predesign, concept, design development, construction documents and construction administration. I am looking forward to hearing from you. I enjoy helping you making the changes in your environments and seeing your satisfaction with the final product.

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    I offer architectural drafting design services with over 18 years of experience. Plotting services available saving time and money. I have grown up in the architectural and construction trades - very creative and seamless remodelings. Revit models in 3d make it easy to visualize your remodeling or new home design. Concept through construction documenets - lots of contacts for builders and other trades to get your project done. Consulting is also offered. I prefer negotiated contracts to hourly billing.

    • 85 years in business
    About

    We deliver draft work in five days. We are pioneers in Virtual Reality Presentation and three dimensional printing. We can deliver the best quality and fastest drafts in the industry, while allowing your client to walk through their project before it is built.

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    I became an interior designer to help people create amazing, functional spaces. I can help you with custom furniture, space planning, color consultation, window treatments, remodeling, new construction, organizing and much more! I take your vision and my design expertise to make your project happen!

    • 1 year in business
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    We are a professional interior design studio focused on providing authentic and honest interiors true to how you live, work, and play. I enjoy creating spaces for clients that bring out their own unique aesthetic. I believe a designer is a funnel for clients to use to find the best product for the best price. That goes for finishes and furnishings. The application and the function of the products in those completed spaces are what excite me about design. Helping clients realize a vision and a successful execution are the most enjoyable elements of a project!

    About

    We provide full-service ground and building maintenance for all seasons serving the south metro Twin Cities. We are family-owned.

    • 21 years in business
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    Tivoli Is a Design/Build firm located in Wayzata, MN. We specialize in luxury home remodeling, interior design, and new construction. We take great pride in providing every client the most personal and professional experience we can, and approach every new project with an ambitious drive and passion for excellence. We have the ability to do in-house CAD drawings and renderings to communicate our designs with the homeowner and provide drawings for city building permits. We then use our amazing network of resources to complete the build for each project. We are well-connected within the community and have built strong relationships with the best craftsmen in all fields of construction.

    • 5 years in business
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    ArchShark is a convenient way to obtain exciting and insightful planning and design services for your home design or renovation project. Don't let your project turn out looking like all the other fish. When you need an architect's experienced insights on planning and design to make your project your own, we are there. We are fast, efficient, and just what you were looking for.

    • 14 years in business
    About

    I'm a full-service interior designer who specializes in transitional and contemporary design featuring clean lines, current color palettes and sophisticated spaces.

    • 4 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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    D/O is an architecture, landscape, and fabrication studio with a focus on site and performance. Through a research-based, integrated process, they are capable of creating distinct ways of living derived from their specific site and driven by performance.

    • 24 years in business
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    I am very detailed oriented and believe that customer service is number one. I believe your home is your haven and everyone deserves to have a nice home no matter what their budget is. I love when the job is finished and I can see the smile on my client's faces.

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    I am a graphic designer with five years of design experience in the fashion industry. I am an expert at Adobe Creative Suite and have basic understanding of HTML and CSS.

    About

    I have 25 years of experience in all aspects of residential and commercial interior/ exterior design, as well as architectural design. I am a creative expert in residential staging, color consultation, visual merchandising, retail store design, project management, commercial build outs, but I am not limited to these. Check out my profile on LinkedIn as a reference! I am reasonable in my pricing, listen, and will work with you to accomplish your design goals! Let me help you find beautiful solutions!

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    How do architects work?

    Architects may work for an architecture or engineering firm, they may work for a government organization, they can work for a construction company, or they may be self-employed (freelance). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics explains that architects spend a large amount of their working time in the home or company office: meeting with clients; creating reports and architectural drawings; and working with other architects and engineers. When not in an office, an architect is often at the construction site either as part of the development of plans or to ensure building progress is following the blueprint.

    When a client interacts with an architect, it is typically to have them design drawings for the construction of a house or a building. If you are a client who has hired a large architecture firm, there may be a team of people working on your design. But if you are working with a freelance architect or a smaller firm, one person (or a small group) will take your concept and translate it into an architectural blueprint that a builder can use to construct a house. The plans will lay out everything from the depth of the foundation to the materials to use to the type of metal to be used in the reinforcement. Once the plans have been created and handed off to the builder, the architect may remain on the project — depending on budget — and oversee progress.

    How do architects charge for their services?

    According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median salary of an architect in 2016 was $76,930. This range included architects with every type of company as well as self-employed architects. Depending on the architect and whether they’re with a firm or independent, they may charge per hour or by the square foot, or they may charge a percentage of the total budget for a construction project. An hourly rate is typically used for smaller projects such as providing consultation, helping clients hone their concept before the design process begins, or drafting documents and plans. If an architect is working on an hourly basis on a larger project, there will usually be an agreed-upon cap on the number of hours they will work. For larger projects, such as new construction or total overhaul remodels, architects may charge a percentage of the total construction costs. The architect will usually set the percentage you will pay after the total cost of construction has been accounted for. Percentages can range within a firm depending on the extent of the services they’re providing. For example, a lower percentage of the total construction costs may include drafting and minimal consultation and guidance along the way, while a higher percentage could include on-site project management services with every detail attended to. Architects may also charge by the square footage of the project. The rate per square foot can vary depending on the individual’s training, the services they are providing, the complexity of the project, and other factors — such as obtaining permits. The national average cost to hire an architect is between $1,690 and $2,500.

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